135
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Department of History

Overview

Georgia State University / Department of History is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Heritage Preservation (MHP) Heritage preservation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History History
Master of Arts (MA) History World history
Master of Arts (MA) History Historic preservation
Master of Arts (MA) History Public history

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
34
Accepted
22
Enrolled
77%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BA in history; statement of purpose; writing sample; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in history; master's thesis; statement of purpose; writing sample; three letters of recommendation; official transcripts; appropriate language skills
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

135
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American 16.3%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.48%
Unknown 2.22%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time (38)
Part-time (0)
Male (27)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. history, early modern European history, modern European history, world history, public history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Michelle Brattain
Chair
Email: mbrattain@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-6374
Fax: 404-413-6384